Fitness Foundry 2010 Top 5 Do's and Don't for Weight Loss

on 12/29/2009 | filed in: Goals and Motivation
Please consult with your physician before starting any fitness program.

If your goal this New Year is to lose weight for the long haul, then read on. The following information is based on exercise science, statistics and is completely practical for the general population. There are many companies that prey on consumer’s vulnerabilities and desire for short cuts to weight loss. These companies will market their product with unproven results and portray it as the all in one solution to weight loss. You will also find misleading weight loss information on food and beverage labels, magazines cover, the internet, and even from misinformed fitness professionals. These campaign remind me of the saying “… if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is” .

There is only one universal rule regarding weight loss that applies to everyone. You must burn more calories than you consume on a daily/consistent basis to see results. Similarly, you will gain weight if you ... read more

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The 2008 Top 10 Weight Loss Myths

on 11/29/2008
The 2008 Top 10 Weight Loss Myths The 2008 Top 10 Weight Loss Myths.
by Julio A. Salado, NASM & NSCA C.P.T.

Consult with your doctor before starting a fitness or weight loss program.

Being a certified personal fitness trainer, I hear misinformation on how to lose weight on a daily basis. There are too many examples to list and a slew of new myths and products always appear each year around New Year’s Day. Usually, they are marketed with half truths about the effectiveness of their programs. None of these programs or products talks about long term weight loss…because they would go out of business.

It’s my responsibility to educate my clients on how to achieve long term weight loss based on exercise science and steer them away from fad diets, misinformation and ineffective products.

The reality is that there is a difference between weight loss and body fat loss. Most of us look at the scale which reflects our total body weight but this does not take into ac... read more

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